I was recently looking for a video to show my wife that had made the viral rounds… the infamous “what happens of you boil a bottle of soda” video. (For the record, it is disgusting, as this will show you. And… what is happening there is real… I tried it with a two liter bottle of Pepsi and was totally grossed out!). Hidden in the search results was this video channel, “Grant Thompson – the King of Random.” I am not sure if it is the dead pan delivery, or the almost science-but-sometimes-just-disgusting videos but I was immediately hooked.
Here are some favorites:
There are a lot of videos are are listed as “survival skills,” and my favorite is the video how to start a fire with a bottle of water:
..or these quick tips:
I would describe the videos as part irreverence, part science and part dry-delivery entertainment. In any case they are amusing… and a bit educational.
Grant Thompson – the King of Random via YouTube